More than 20,000 tickets sold for England vs USA since Rooney’s return confirmed

first_img Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury MONEY Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REVEALED no dice REPLY Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Rooney has excelled for DC United since moving to America earlier this year BEST OF 3 Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Around 65,000 people are expected at Wembley for England’s friendly against the United States with Wayne Rooney’s return to action sparking a late rush for tickets.Rooney, England’s all-time leading goalscorer, is to make a late cameo against the US when the two nations meet on Thursday evening, with the 33-year-old’s career to be honoured against the country in which he currently plays. ADVICE Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won He will win his 120th and final cap under the famous arch, but will only play for the final few minutes of the match according to manager Gareth Southgate.Nevertheless, Rooney’s involvement has led to a flurry of tickets being sold for Thursday’s fixture since his return was confirmed.The Times report that more than 20,000 extra tickets have been sold for the friendly, which has been branded the Wayne Rooney Foundation International. It is expected the attendance will now reach the 65,000 mark. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Latest Football News “Playing for England was the greatest honour of my career – so winning my 120th, and final, cap will be a particularly special moment for me. It’s fitting that the match will be against the USA and I hope that both sets of fans enjoy the game.”Three days after the match against the United States, England host Croatia at Wembley in their final UEFA Nations League group stage match.Want to see talkSPORT’s brilliant Breakfast duo Alan Brazil and Ally McCoist live on tour? Buy tickets for their London show here. RANKED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? The former England captain will win his 120th and final cap on Thursday shining Rooney’s return was announced earlier this month, and he admitted his delight at returning to the international fold for a one-off appearance.“I am truly humbled and hugely excited to play for England at Wembley again,” Rooney said. “I would like to thank Gareth Southgate and The FA for inviting me back and helping to support my Foundation in the process. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade huge blow REVEALED 3last_img